Women's History Month Events

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March 2, 2021

Women's History Month Keynote Speaker Ashley Cockrell

Leone Cole Auditorium (space is limited) and Live-Streamed on Facebook
4 pm

Join the JSU Women's History Month Committee at our kick-off event featuring an inspiring keynote from alumna Ashley Martin Cockrell ('03). Ashley was the first woman to score in a NCAA Division I American Football game and continued to break barriers for female athletes. 

Register for the Ashley Cockrell Event

March 3, 2021

Work/Family Balance Panel

Virtual Event, Microsoft Teams
Noon - 1:30 pm

This panel will discuss current research and trends surrounding work/family balance in the United States as well as experiences of managing work/family balance in everyday life. The panel will include an expert sociologist and JSU faculty, administration, staff, and student representatives.

Join The Work/Family Balance Panel Discussion on Teams

March 10, 2021

HERstory of Success: JSU's Women in Leadership

Virtual Event, Microsoft Teams
Noon - 12:45 pm

During this panel, join our student moderator as she interviews women leaders serving JSU's campus, discovering their education and career paths, advice for students and professional women, and viewpoints on women's roles.

Join the HERstory Teams Event

March 12, 2021

Political Panel

Virtual Event, Microsoft Teams
Noon - 1 pm

Representative Dr. Barbara Boyd, former Jacksonville City Councilwoman President Mrs. Sandra Sudduth, and Anniston City Councilwoman and Vice Mayor Ms. Ciara Smith will join the women of JSU's SGA and JSU women to discuss the significance of women in politics.

Join the Political Panel Teams Event

March 15-18, 2021

TMB- Empowerment Photobooth

Theron Montgomery Building
10 am - 2 pm

Join members of the Women's History Month Committee to share words of empowerment and take a selfie. We will also hand out Women's History Month face masks, while supplies last.

March 29, 2021

Women's History Month Awards Ceremony

Virtual Event on Microsoft Teams
Noon - 1 pm

Join the Ceremony on Microsoft Teams

Women's History Month Award Nominations

The Women's History Month Committee invites you to nominate someone from the JSU campus community for one of our three annual awards:

  • Woman of the Year (Faculty/Staff/Administrator),
  • Woman of the Year (Student), and
  • Gender Advocate of the Year.

Award nominations are due by March 15th at 11:59 pm.

Nominate Someone for a WHM Award

Enter the Student Drawing/Writing Contest

This March 2021, Jacksonville State University in association with The Anniston Star will conduct a picture and essay contest to celebrate Women’s History Month with the winning pictures and essays published in The Anniston Star

View the Contest Description, including a list of the divisions, prizes, and essay prompts.

Fill out the required Consent Form for all submissions